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Man expected in Butterworth court for possession of unlicensed firearm

FEBRUARY 24, 2017
Man expected in Butterworth court for possession of unlicensed firearm

A 45-year-old man from Butterworth is expected in court on Monday after he was arrested on Friday morning by the Kei Bridge police for possession of unlicensed firearm  - a .38 special revolver with one round of ammunition.

"The suspect was arrested on Friday, at about 07:00, at Deyi Location, Ngquthu Village near Kei Bridge, Butterworth," described police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"The suspect has been charged with possession of unlicensed fire arm and ammunition.

"He will appear before the Butterworth Magistrate's Court on Monday 27 February 2017."